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Objectives

A proper forecasting system is one of the fundamental elements of the successful business. Without a crystal ball, it can be challenging to predict the future. Hence, building appropriate forecasting models is crucial for the company. If you want to get it right, join this course.

The main aims of this course are to provide students with knowledge and skills in the area of using different forecasting tools and methods in order to generate and implement business forecasts, to get them acquainted with a forecasting system in a company and its role in the management of an organization, and in such a way to improve their ability to make appropriate decisions related to company's activity and its environment.

Audience

This course is designed for undergraduate and graduate students as well as for postgraduates and professionals interested in acquiring or enriching their knowledge related to practical applications of business forecasting methods and tools, which is an issue of paramount importance for each enterprise.

Attendees must be aged 18+ at the time of the Summer School.

Although emphasis is placed on the practical use of forecasting methods, mainly on solving problems with different available datasets, rather than on the underlying mathematics, attendees should not be surprised by seeing some formulas. However, lecturers will make the course content accessible to students from a wide range of educational backgrounds.